TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) is an academic success program 100% funded by the US Department of Education. To be eligible for the program, a student must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US, enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an associate degree/certificate program, and meet one or more of the program eligibility requirements.

TRIO SSS is designed to support its students in completing their associate's degree, diploma, or certificate program and/or transferring to a 4-year college or university. Students must be enrolled in college-level classes (ENG 100, MAT 101/152 or higher; reading not required).

  • Is a first-generation college student (neither parent has obtained a four-year bachelor degree); and/or
  • Meets the US Department of Education taxable income level given below; and/or
  • Is registered and or approved with MTC’s Counseling and Career Services to receive accommodations
  • Academic advising for some academic program areas
  • Individualized academic counseling, career planning/exploration, and success tools
  • Academic mentoring (available for specific courses)
  • Computers dedicated for SSS student use (and free printing for classes)
  • Personalized guidance for students interested in the 4-year college transfer path, virtual and in-person college visits
  • Assistance renewing/completing the FAFSA
  • Scholarship opportunities (MTC has an SSS scholarship.)

    SSS Program Application Form

    Contact Us

    Airport Campus Office
    Student Center Room 201

    Beltline Campus Office
    Wade Martin Room 236

    Name Title Email Phone
    E. Jim Oree Director 803.822.3033
    Ginger Cromer Academic Advisor & Transfer Specialist 803.822.3071
    Linda T. Blair Academic & Transfer Coordinator 803.822.3030
    Brittany Wiggins-Hodges Academic & Transfer Coordinator 803.738.7662
    No'el Lee Office Assistant 803.822.3031